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Easy Wireless - Lifeline/ACP Free Device

Easy wireless participates in both the Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). As such, they're able to offer free Smartphones along with free service to eligible households. There's service includes free monthly talk, free monthly text, and a certain amount of data depending on where you live and which plan you're enrolled in.

Currently, Easy Wireless offers three different plans in the states of Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Oklahoma as follows:

Lifeline & ACP

This is the most comprehensive plan of the three. It offers:

  • Free Smartphone
  • Free Monthly Talk and Text
  • Free Monthly Unlimited Data
  • Free SIM Card
Easy Wireless

ACP Plan

This is the intermediate plan that offers:

  • Free Smartphone
  • Free Monthly Talk and Text
  • Free Monthly 5 GB of Data
  • Free SIM Card if needed

The Lifeline only plan Easy Wireless offers are as follows:

Lifeline Only

  • $25 available for Smartphone
  • 1,000 Monthly Talk Minutes
  • Free Monthly Text
  • Free SIM Card if you bring your own phone
  • 25 MB Data

Tribal Lifeline Only

  • Free Smartphone
  • Free Text
  • Free Talk
  • 6 GB High Speed Data

Phones on all three plans include caller ID, call waiting, call forwarding, voicemail, three-way calling, text Ann picture messaging, free 911 emergency services, free 411 directory assistance, and free 611 customer care support.

Eligibility for Plans

To qualify for these Easy Wireless plans you must enroll in either the Lifeline, ACP, or both programs. Of course, the combination of the ACP and Lifeline offers the broadest coverage

Since these plans are only available to eligible households, you must prove your eligibility by satisfying one of the following criteria:

  1. Be the recipient of one of the following Government assistance programs:
    • Medicaid
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP
    • Supplemental Security Income
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance
    • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
    • Tribal Head Start

    or

  2. Have a household income either at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. However, if you're applying for the ACP program, that household eligibility income level is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

You must have the necessary documentation to prove that you are eligible for the lifeline and ACP programs. And the documentation must be within the current program year. You also need a government-issued form of identification to prove you are who you say you are.

Now that you are eligible and have the necessary documentation, go over to the Lifeline National Verifier website and apply for Lifeline. You will need to upload the necessary documentation. Upon approval, then go over to the Easy Wireless site, insert your email address, zip code and click Enroll Now to start the application process.

When your application is approved, you will be notified by email. Therefore, it is important to check your spam/junk folders just in case the email inadvertently went there. It's best to add Easy Wireless to your contacts to prevent the notification from going to spam.

If you want to check the status of your application or when the phone will be shipped, log into your Easy Wireless online account

Things to Know

  1. There’s only one free government phone per household.
  2. You must use your phone at least once every 30 days or run the risk of losing your Lifeline benefits.
  3. Your eligibility status must be recertified annually.
  4. Your monthly minutes are replenished on your monthly anniversary date. For example, if your service began on the 8th of the month, your monthly minutes will be replenished on the 8th of every month.
  5. Easy Wireless does not offer international calling at this time.

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Last Modified: 20 November 2022

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